paraprofessional[-prō fes̸h′ə nəl]
a worker trained to perform certain functions, as in medicine or teaching, but not licensed to practice as a professional
Origin of paraprofessionalpara- + professional
A trained worker who is not a member of a given profession but assists a professional.
Of or performing the work of a paraprofessional.
(comparative more paraprofessional, superlative most paraprofessional)
- Of or relating to this assistance.